The Ivy Community Charities of Prince George's County, Inc. -27th Annual 5K Walk-Run Soul Fitness Weekend

Friday September 23 - Sunday September 25, 2022
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THANK YOU FOR MAKING OUR 5K WALK/RUN SOUL FITNESS WEEKEND A SUCCESS EACH AND EVERY YEAR!!

The Ivy Community Charities of Prince George's County, Inc. in collaboration with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Iota Gamma Omega Chapter is excited to once again offer this event as a customized hybrid experience

Our Annual 5K Walk/Run Soul Fitness Weekend will offer virtual options for run and walk participation, as well as virtual wellness activities. The in-person event will be held at Watkins Park on Saturday, September 24th, starting at 8:30 am, with live Zumba and health vendors. Just choose your registration of choice and get ready for an exciting weekend.

If you are unable to participate and still want to support, there are so many ways to contribute by becoming a sponsor for the event or making a donation to support The Ivy Community Charities of Prince George’s County, Inc. and this year's non-profit target health related organizations to be made soon. 

REGISTER NOW and JOIN THE FUN!

Kindest Regards-

Rosalyn Rice-Harris and Jacqueline Glast, Ways and Means Committee Chairmen

Felicia Gross and Cynthia Speight, 5K Walk/Run Sub-Committee Chairmen

Virtual Weekend Events (included in registration):
Friday, September 23, 2022-
O Mental Health & Mindfulness with JoVonna Chase @ 6:30pm

Join us for the Mental Health Empowerment Experience as we chat, laugh and work our way to TOTAL HEALTH!

JoVonna A. Chase, MSW has been a member of the human services field for 23 years and loves working with others as they partner on journeys of healing and wholeness.  Known as one to never shy away from the tough conversations, JoVonna brings light, laughter that is healing for the soul and love to every encounter.  Having worked with youth and young people; victims, survivors and perpetrators of domestic violence; families and couples. JoVonna operates with the belief that people are the experts in their own lives, and that showing love and compassion are the great equalizers connecting us together, no matter the difference in our paths.

O GetFit with Karen Dawkins @ 7:30pm

45 minute exercise class for all levels that will include cardio, resistance training and stretching. Get ready with: 1Ib.or 2 lb. weights or water bottles, chair and exercise mat.

Karen (also known as Coach Karen) is a Holistic Health Coach. She holds a Master’s Degree in Social Sciences from Lincoln University, and has devoted her life to teaching, motivating, and empowering women to live their best lives through Spirituality, Exercise and Nutrition. Karen believes for many of today's illnesses and dis-eases, there is a Spiritual or Nutritional solution. Coach Karen has been in the fitness industry on many levels, for a decade. She is certified in the following: Sports Nutrition, Personal Training, Relaxation, Meditation and Stress Reduction Techniques. She is certified to teach Basic Life Support (BLS), First Aid, and CPR. Karen is a Group Fitness Instructor and currently teaches the following classes both virtually, and in-person: Yoga, Pilates, and Strength Training for women of all ages, to include her Silver Sneaker population.

Saturday, September 24, 2022-
O Zumba Workout with ZJ Shawnita @8:45am

Whether it's your warm up, exercise for the day or dancing just for fun; kick off your Soul Fitness Weekend with our FREE one-hour Zumba class led by licensed instructor Shawnita Pair!! Check her out on:

Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/themixwithshawni
Zumba at https://www.zumba.com/en-US/profile/shawnita-pair/453169

Sunday, September 25, 2022-
O Cooking Demo with Chef Kimberly VanKline @ 11:00am

Founded by Celebrity Chef Kimberly VanKline, Cook Healthy Eat Fresh brings together Chef Kimberly’s unique style and innovative use of elements from all culinary disciplines: the attention to detail, fresh, quality ingredients, and sophistication of haute cuisine, with the relaxed richness, complexity and intense flavors of her Harlem roots with her love for children and the desire to see families gather around meals that not only nourish the body but the soul.

O Beyonce Dance Class with Summer Johnson @ 1:00pm

Summer Johnson is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher with over 25 years of experience. Originally from Los Angeles, CA she has performed on stage and in videos for many artists including Michael Jackson, Brandy, and Outkast. Summer graduated from Spelman College with a minor in Dance.  She currently teaches Dance and Dance Theater at Richard Wright PCS. Summer is also the founder and creative director of "Summer Johnson Choreography" and has provided choreography for many school and company dance teams around the country. She offers choreography services for Wedding First Dances, Bridal Party Routines, Quincenearas, Debutante Balls, Competition Choreography and more.

O Health Journey with Dr. Sharon Allison-Ottey @ 2:15pm

The session would include a tool kit for Women’s Health from the inside and out. Sharon Denise Allison-Ottey, MD is an energetic and engaging speaker, author, health educator/physician and health strategist/consultant. Dr. Allison- Ottey is the CEO of CARLDEN Inc. and Beautiful Woman Inside and Out, Inc. She also serves as Executive Director of The COSHAR Healthy Communities Foundation. Dr. Allison-Ottey serves as the Health Strategist for several national companies/organizations and develops and oversees programmatic agendas with long and short term strategies ensuring effectiveness and achievement of goals. Dr. Allison-Ottey’s companies have a national scope that reaches millions with their products, services and events. She is also media personality with a presence in television, social media, radio and print and one of the nation’s most influential physicians and
health advocates.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Giving From the Heart- $500

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  • Sponsorship includes 4 race registrations and 4 t-shirts

Golden - $400

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Winning Team - $300

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Pearls- Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated- $200

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Friends of the 5K- $100

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